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'Israel's electrical grid attacked in massive cyber attack' 

  • The incident occurred during two consecutive days of record-breaking winter electricity consumption, with the Israel Electric Corporation reporting a demand of 12,610 megawatts on Tuesday evening as temperatures dipped to below-freezing levels.
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Cyber Asset Lesson Learned Finalized

NERC’s Standards Committee (SC) approved the Lesson Learned (LL)document on CIP-002-5: BES Cyber Assets on January 21, 2015. This document was originally released for comment on September 9, 2015, and the final document is dated December 7, 2015. 1,210 more words

Selfie-posting power grid workers are inadvertently exposing critical information

When workers at infrastructure facilities post selfies that show the operations’ inner workings, they’re handing vital intelligence to attackers, one expert has warned.

Think back to the photos of Prince William when he was an RAF Search and Rescue helicopter pilot: as you might recall, there were… 492 more words


Another Example of Why Prescriptive Regulations Fail

Last week, the Department of Homeland Security’s ICS-CERT released an advisory for the Advantech WebAccess product. The advisory detailed 15 different vulnerabilities, reported by at least seven different security researchers. 399 more words

Revolutionizing Battery Storage Key to Fast Tracking Renewables

Source: Revolutionizing Battery Storage Key to Fast Tracking Renewables | EcoWatch |

The grid has not changed much since the days of Thomas Edison, George Crabtree, senior scientist at Argonne National Laboratory, told PBS’s The Good Stuff in the video below. 296 more words

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Russian hackers are suspected in a cyber attack that caused a huge blackout in Ukraine

Experts say they have established the world’s first known case of a cyber attack on a power grid, which cut power to more than 600,000 homes in Ukraine in late December. 286 more words